Is the progressive blogosphere dead?

UPDATE (10/29/13): The progressive community is abuzz about a pair of posts from Ian Welsh and Jerome Armstrong about the “Failure of the Netroots.” My view is that Ian and Jerome are reflecting deep, often unspoken dismay among some progressives that the...

Over-confidence is a central factor in the Democratic train wreck

Whether or not Democrats hold on to their majorities, the 2010 midterms are shaping up as a classic case of snatching defeat from the jaws of victory, a Democratic specialty. You know things are bad when Democrats are message-hopping faster then John McCain in 2008...